PITTSBURGH (KDKA)–The son of the Penn Hills School Board President has the attention of the U-S Secret Service.
Last month Phil Vecchio started an online petition to help bail out the financially strapped Penn Hills School District. The petition already has more than 1,100 signatures.READ MORE: Haunted Hills Hayride Reopens Friday Night With New Security Measures
He posted online, saying he would chain himself to the White House gate, if he got 1,000 signatures.READ MORE: Dr. Freddie Fu, World-Renowned UPMC Doctor, Dies At 70
According to the Tribune-Review, a Secret Service agent recently interviewed Vecchio at his apartment. But, he told the paper he still plans to keep his word when he visits the nation’s capital on Friday.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Wildfire Season: 99 Percent Of Wildfires Caused By People
The district faces $172 million in debt, mostly from the construction of two new schools.